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About

United Arab Emirates-Kuwait In 2021, United Arab Emirates exported $4.69B to Kuwait. The main products that United Arab Emirates exported to Kuwait are Gold ($890M), Jewellery ($789M), and Gravel and Crushed Stone ($218M). During the last 21 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 16.4%, from $192M in 2000 to $4.69B in 2021.

In 2021, United Arab Emirates did not export any services to Kuwait.

Kuwait-United Arab Emirates In 2021, Kuwait exported $1.73B to United Arab Emirates. The main products that Kuwait exported to United Arab Emirates were Refined Petroleum ($1.04B), Cars ($136M), and Ethylene Polymers ($53.5M). During the last 21 years the exports of Kuwait to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 17.7%, from $56M in 2000 to $1.73B in 2021.

In 2021, Kuwait did not export any services to United Arab Emirates.

Comparison In 2021,  United Arab Emirates ranked 55 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.16), and 23 in total exports ($296B). That same year, Kuwait ranked 48 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.34), and 51 in total exports ($58.2B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, United Arab Emirates exported $4.69B to Kuwait. The main products exported from United Arab Emirates to Kuwait were Gold ($890M), Jewellery ($789M), and Gravel and Crushed Stone ($218M). During the last 21 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 16.4%, from $192M in 2000 to $4.69B in 2021.

In 2021, Kuwait exported $1.73B to United Arab Emirates. The main products exported from Kuwait to United Arab Emirates were Refined Petroleum ($1.04B), Cars ($136M), and Ethylene Polymers ($53.5M). During the last 21 years the exports of Kuwait to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 17.7%, from $56M in 2000 to $1.73B in 2021.

Exports from United Arab Emirates (Flag) to Kuwait (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Kuwait (Flag) to United Arab Emirates (Flag) (2021)

Latest Data

Trade between United Arab Emirates (Flag) and Kuwait (Flag)

United Arab Emirates Exports

Kuwait Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
United Arab Emirates
Top Destination
India$42B
Kuwait
Top Destination
China$16B

This map shows whether countries import more from United Arab Emirates or Kuwait. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from United Arab Emirates and Kuwait or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from United Arab Emirates than Kuwait were India ($42B), Saudi Arabia ($22.3B), and Japan ($24.8B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Kuwait than United Arab Emirates were Vietnam ($4.1B), South Korea ($7.23B), and Iceland ($9.37M).

Difference in imports from Kuwait (Flag) and United Arab Emirates (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage United Arab Emirates - Kuwait

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between United Arab Emirates and Kuwait by product, considering products traded by both, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.

During 2021, United Arab Emirates had a large net trade with Kuwait in the exports of Precious Metals ($1.7B), Machines ($527M), and Metals ($478M).

During 2021, Kuwait had a large net trade with United Arab Emirates in the exports of Mineral Products ($1.09B), Transportation ($219M), and Machines ($104M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more United Arab Emirates has comparative advantage over Kuwait. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Kuwait has comparative advantage over United Arab Emirates.

Product Space of United Arab Emirates (Flag) and Kuwait (Flag) (2021)

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